Timothy J.C. Barnes
FREDERICKTOWN — Timothy J.C. “Barnzee” Barnes, 20, of Smith Road, Fredericktown, passed away Thursday, Sept. 29, 2005, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
He was born on Sept. 7, 1985, in Mount Vernon. Tim was a 2004 graduate of Mount Vernon High School and the Knox County Career Center where he was a member of the National FFA, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, the school basketball team, baseball team and golf team. Tim was an avid lover of motocross and enjoyed spending time on his dirt bike or four-wheeler. He was currently employed with the Kokosing Construction Co., was attending Columbus State College and had attended First Church of the Nazarene. Tim was dearly loved by all his family, friends and anyone who knew him.
He is survived by his father, Timothy (Diana) Barnes of Mount Vernon; his mother, Sharon (Dean) Robinson of Fredericktown; stepbrothers and sister, Gene Robinson of Fredericktown, Rocky Lane of Mount Vernon, Jennifer Lutsch of Columbus; paternal grandparents, John and Janice Barnes of Mount Vernon; maternal grandparents, Francis and Linda Rinehart of Mount Vernon, Charles Rowley of Mount Vernon, Reda Robinson of Fredericktown; many aunts, uncles, cousins, friends; and his special canine companions, Duke and Sadie.
Friends may call on Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home, where a funeral will be Monday at 11 a.m. The Rev. Jack Dearth will officiate. Burial will follow in Mound View Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Knox County Career Center, 306 Martinsburg Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050. This obituary and guest registry may be viewed online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Paul J. Blair Sr.
COSHOCTON — Paul Joseph “Hoopi” Blair Sr., 78, of County Road 297, Coshocton, died Sept. 29, 2005, at the Grant Medical Center in Columbus as a result of an auto accident on Sept. 26, 2005.
He was born Jan. 16, 1927, in New Martinsville, W.Va., to Albert R. and Nellie Marie (Riggenbach) Blair. He was a farmer and a construction worker. He was a World War II U.S. Navy veteran and loved hunting and fishing.
As a result of the accident, his wife, Joann C. (Howell) Blair, whom he married April 17, 1948, also died.
He is survived by a daughter, Elaine Marie (Ronald “Whitey”) Ashcraft of Coshocton; three sons, P.J. “Joe” (Rhonda) Blair, James Albert Blair and John David (Beverly) Blair of Coshocton; 16 grandchildren, Allen, Dianna Jo, Ron Jr., Dianne, Tom, Terry, Todd, Dustin, Scott, Nicholas, Stephanie, Stacie, John, Brooke, Westley and Samantha; eight great-grandchildren; and a brother, Clyde (Margie) Blair of Bealsville.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Carl.
The funeral will be Monday, Oct. 3, a 1 p.m. at the Fischer Funeral Home in Warsaw, with Pastor Joe Clark officiating. Burial will be in Branch Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday from 4 to 7 p.m. and on Monday until time of the service.
Joann C. Blair
COSHOCTON — Joann Cecilla Blair, 76, of County Road 297, Coshocton, died Sept. 29, 2005, at the Grant Medical Center in Columbus as a result of an auto accident on Sept. 26, 2005.
She was born Oct. 18, 1928, in Hannibal to James Wolford and Evelyn (Finlaw) Howell. She was a homemaker and a member of the New Moscow United Methodist Church. Her family was her hobby, she loved to cook and bake for everyone.
As a result of the accident, her husband, Paul Joseph “Hoopi” Blair Sr., whom she married April 17, 1948, also died.
She is survived by a daughter, Elaine Marie (Ronald “Whitey”) Ashcraft of Coshocton; three sons, P.J. “Joe” (Rhonda) Blair, James Albert Blair and John David (Beverly) Blair of Coshocton; 16 grandchildren, Allen, Dianna Jo, Ron Jr., Dianne, Tom, Terry, Todd, Dustin, Scott, Nicholas, Stephanie, Stacie, John, Brooke, Westley and Samantha; eight great-grandchildren; a sister, Winnifred “Winnie” (Highland) Smith of Hannibal; and two brothers, James (Betty) Howell of Williamsport and Larry Howell of Amanda.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
The funeral will be Monday, Oct. 3, at 1 p.m. at Fischer Funeral Home in Warsaw, with Pastor Joe Clark officiating. Burial will be in Branch Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday from 4 to 7 p.m. and on Monday until service time.
Dorothy L. Dempsey
MOUNT VERNON — Dorothy L. Dempsey, 77, of Mount Vernon died Thursday, Sept. 29, 2005, at Knox Community Hospital in Mount Vernon following a brief illness.
Dorothy was born Dec. 21, 1927, in Flushing, N.Y., to Joseph and Elizabeth (Simpson) DeWinter and had spent most of her lifetime in the Mount Vernon area. She was an active member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Mount Vernon.
Surviving are her daughter, Denise (Robert) Gallagher of Mount Vernon; two grandchildren, Robert W. (Jennifer) Gallagher and Destiny E. (Jason) Smith, both of Mount Vernon; five great-grandchildren, Kaila Gallagher, Tyler Smith, Arissa Gallagher, Zachary Smith and Sydney Gallagher; and her sister-in-law, Dorotha DeWinter of Mount Vernon.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, James Dempsey; and three brothers, Edwin DeWinter, Robert DeWinter and Thomas DeWinter.
There will be no calling hours. A Mass of Christian burial will be Monday at 1 p.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Church in Mount Vernon, with the Rev. Ted Thomas as celebrant. Burial will follow at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.
The arrangements are under the care and direction of the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon. This obituary and online condolences to the family at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Daniel L. Ferenbaugh
MOUNT VERNON — Daniel Lane Ferenbaugh, 47, died Thursday, Sept. 29, 2005, at Morning View Care Center at Danville.
He was born April 11, 1958, in Mount Vernon to Albert C. and Nancy (Van Winkel) Ferenbaugh. He was a graduate of Danville High School, and was a racing fan and enjoyed golf.
He is survived by his mother, Nancy of Largo, Fla.; his father, Albert (Denise) Ferenbaugh, and a brother, Greg (Jill) Ferenbaugh, both of Danville; his children, Dane Ferenbaugh, Danny (April) Carpenter, Stephanie and Olivia; two grandchildren; and his longtime friend and soul mate, Tammy Carpenter of Mount Vernon.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents and an aunt.
A graveside funeral service will be Monday, Oct. 3, at 10 a.m. in Workman Cemetery at Danville. The Fischer Funeral Home in Danville is in charge of the arrangements. This obituary can b viewed online at fischerfuneralhome.com.
Phillip L. Rummel Sr.
MOUNT VERNON — Phillip L. Rummel Sr., 77, of Cliff Street, Mount Vernon, passed away Thursday, Sept. 29, 2005, at Knox Community Hospital.
He was born Aug. 16, 1928, in Mount Vernon to Jay H. and Edna (Sharp) Rummel. Mr. Rummel was employed at Continental Can Co., from which he retired, and also Pittsburgh Plate Glass. He was a member of the First Christian Church and also attended the East Side Church of Christ, was a charter and life member of AMVETS, a life member of the VFW, and also was a member of the Eagles VOP 140 and Colonial City Moose Lodge, Mount Vernon. Mr. Rummel was a veteran serving in the U.S. Navy during World War II in the European Theatre of War.
He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Cynthia (Stevens) Rummel; two sons, Kevin Rummel of Mount Vernon and Phillip (Chris) Rummel Jr. of Mount Vernon; two daughters, Tamara Rummel of Fairview, Tenn., and Barbara (Brett Butterbaugh) Rummel of Butler; eight grandchildren, Desirae Rummel, James Rummel, Deana Snelling, Kurstin Snelling, Cody Snelling, Kaleb DeWitt, Shelby Cochren and Audrey Butterbaugh; and a brother, Lewis (Marge) Rummel of Florida.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Rummel was preceded in death by two brothers, Willis and Ray Rummel; a sister, Jane Mills; and a grandson, Thomas L. Cochren.
Friends may call Monday, Oct. 3, at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home from 5 to 8 p.m. A service will be held Tuesday at the funeral home beginning at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Jamie Gump officiating. Burial, with military honors provided by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council, will follow in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.
Memorial contributions can be made to National Kidney Foundation of Ohio, 1373 Grandview Ave., Suite 200, Columbus, OH 43220. This obituary and guest registry can be viewed online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.